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With few GOP allies left, Ted Cruz takes refuge at Mar-a-Lago with his former enemy President Trump

Posted On: May 19, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump.
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Sen. Ted Cruz and former President Donald Trump had dinner together on Tuesday night.
Trump and Cruz spent years at each other's throats, but Cruz became a loyal ally to Trump during his impeachment.
Both face potential roadblocks in their political careers right now, which may have pushed them toward a cynical but politically expedient alignment.
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Politics make strange bedfellows - and dinner companions. On Tuesday night, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz posted a photo of himself enjoying dinner with former President Donald Trump at Trump's Mar-a-Lago property. "Had a great dinner tonight with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago. He's in great spirits! We spent the evening talking about working together to re-take the House & Senate in 2022," Cruz wrote. -Jeff Jacoby May 5, 2021 This candlelit dinner may come as a surprise to anyone who's been following the relationship between the pair over the years. Neither has been shy about...

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